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Thursday 13 December 1923

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fred van and Antoni Tapies. Coeur Fidèle, directed by Jean Epstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Coeur Fidèle

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Lon Mathot, Gina Mans, Edmond Van Dale

Country: United States

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Chi to rei

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Chiyoko Eguchi, Harue Ichikawa, Harue Koike

Country: United States

The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fred van: der Spek; Dutch second chamber member (PSP).
  • Antoni Tapies: Spanish/Catalan painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation.
  • Edmond Van Deusen: British writer who served as the editor of a science magazine, as well as the author of "Contract Cohabitation" and "Astro-Genetics.
  • Philip Anderson: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
  • Terence Beckett: English businessman (d. 2013).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1923 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane - Fiddlin' John Carson
  2. I Wish I Had Someone to Cry Over Me - Lewis James
  3. That Old Gang of Mine - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1923?

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1510
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1509
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1508

Books

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Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

Lee Clavering (Tearle), a playwright in New York, falls in love with an Austrian countess, Madame Zatianny (Griffith). Janet Oglethorpe (Bow), an animated and precocious flapper, is also in love with Lee but he hasn't noticed yet.

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His Children's Children

By: Arthur Train

1923. Train was the former assistant district attorney in New York City. His interactions with clients, together with his experiences in the courtroom, provided the material for the more than 250 short stories and novels he would write during his ...

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The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class America, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the story of George Babbitt, a middle-aged family man who becomes disillusioned with both conformity and his belated attempts at rebellion.

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